Patch, Sander blows BYU past Long Beach State and into NCAA Tournament

BYU saved its best postseason match in the conference tournament for when it needed it the most and punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

All-American freshman outside attacker Ben Patch had a match-high 18 kills and 11 digs as the No. 1 seed BYU swept the No. 3 seed Long Beach State 28-26, 25-22, 25-22 on Saturday in Provo, Utah to win the MPSF Tournament.
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Conference tournament men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Three of the four spots to the NCAA Tournament will be decided by the end of the night.

Conference Championship Saturday is here as the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF all conclude their conference tournaments with the championship matches tonight. The winners of these three matches will receive automatic bids to the men’s volleyball Final Four, while the final spot, the at-large bid, will be decided Sunday by the selection committee.

Check out the conference tournament matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Initial look at the Conference Championship Saturday matches

Six teams are left with a chance to get an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament heading into Conference Championship Saturday.

The conference tournaments conclude with Conference Championship Saturday as the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF all will play their championship matches. Here is the initial look and the historical information to know about every conference tournament title match.
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Conference tournament men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Four more tickets will be punched to Conference Championship Saturday by the end of the night.

The top-four nationally ranked teams will be on display in Provo, Utah, with both MPSF Tournament semifinal matches, including No. 2 UC Irvine playing No. 3 Long Beach State in match potentially critical to the NCAA Tournament at-large bid. In addition out in the East Coast, Penn State will look to continue its 15-year domination of the conference tournament as the EIVA Tournament begins tonight.

Check out the conference tournament matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Initial look at the conference tournament semifinal matches

The conference tournament quarterfinals are over and only 12 teams left in the nation control their own fate to reach the four-team NCAA Tournament.

The conference tournament will continue for the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF this week with semifinal matches. Here is the initial look and the historical information to know about every conference tournament semifinal match.
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Conference tournament men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The men’s volleyball conference tournament brackets are all set — now let the April Madness ensue.

The conference tournament quarterfinals matches begin this weekend in the MIVA and MPSF as teams battle to make the four-team NCAA Tournament field. UCLA and Pepperdine highlight tonight’s matches with both teams looking to end postseason droughts, while out in the Midwest, Ball State and IPFW renew an in-state rivalry but this time in the conference tournament.

Check out the conference tournament matches and top regular season matches from around the nation to follow tonight.

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Off the Block launches annual postseason bracket challenge

Volleyball fans can now fill out their brackets in the Off the Block NCAA Men’s Volleyball Postseason Bracket Challenge for a chance to win a official NCAA Tournament volleyball from Molten USA.

The annual Off the Block NCAA Men’s Volleyball Postseason Bracket Challenge gives fans the opportunity to predict who will win matches in the upcoming MPSF, MIVA and EIVA conference tournaments and the four-team NCAA Tournament.
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Initial look at MIVA and MPSF quarterfinal matches

It took the final hours of a four-month regular season to determine all the seeds, but the NCAA men’s volleyball postseason is finally here.

The MIVA and MPSF will begin their conference tournaments with the quarterfinals this weekend. Here is the initial look and the historical information to know about every conference tournament quarterfinals match before you fill out your bracket.
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